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Author Archives: Kyle G. Horst

Kyle G. Horst is a reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler, he has worked for a number of daily, weekly, and monthly publications in South Dakota and Texas. With more than 10 years of experience in community journalism, he has won a number of state, national, and international awards for his writing and photography including best newspaper design by the Associated Press Managing Editors Group and the international iPhone photographer of the year by the iPhone Photography Awards. He most recently worked as editor of Community Impact Newspaper covering a number of Dallas-Ft. Worth communities on a hyperlocal level. Contact Kyle G. at [email protected]

Federal Reserve Continues Rate Hikes

For the third time in a row, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) raised the nominal interest rate by 75-basis points at the conclusion of their scheduled two-day meeting to a rate of 3.00-3.25%. This marks the highest ...

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Fannie Mae Onboards New Chief Risk Officer

Fannie Mae has announced it has appointed Anthony Moon as Executive Vice President and Chief Risk Officer (CRO), effective starting in the fourth quarter 2022. In this role, Moon will be responsible for Fannie Mae’s Enterprise Risk Management, which oversees ...

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Lack of Transparency Hinders the Unbanked

A new report from LexisNexis Risk Solutions focusing on financial transparency and inclusion has found that among Americans, those most financially at risk are the “unbanked”—or those without a traditional bank account—and that increasing financial inclusion in a responsible and ...

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Fannie Mae Chief to Receive Award for Forecast Accuracy

As economic uncertainty continues amidst market turmoil and talks of recession, Fannie Mae Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Douglas G. Duncan predicts a modest recession, characterized by competing effects of inflation and a strong labor market.  Duncan will deliver ...

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Increasing Prices Limiting Access to Homeownership

It’s no secret that the combination of rising home prices along with a trend of increasing interest rates have made buying the typical single-family home much more expensive, if not completely unaffordable for many.  According to Joint Center for Housing Studies ...

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Home Price Appreciation Cooled in August

According to the latest Home Data Index Market Report from Clear Capital, home price appreciation cooled markedly in August as it’s proprietary Clear Capital Home Data Index for the second quarter of 2022 rose 7.4% over the previous quarter; on ...

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Affordability Decreases for First-Time Buyers

While many in the housing market are predicting a shift in power to buyers' favor, that switch may not be coming anytime soon to according to a recent NerdWallet report due to tempered demand due to higher mortgage rates.  In ...

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Home Equity Finds New Highs

Home equity hit a new high in the second quarter according to CoreLogic, as homeowners with mortgages gained a collective $3.6 billion year-over-year over the course of a single quarter.  According to CoreLogic’s Homeowner Equity Report, homeowners with mortgages (which ...

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